Nelly is astute and has a distinct and unique crossover appeal that has made him a huge hit with his followers. He made his breakthrough with the album ‘Country Grammar,’ which sent his career into the stratosphere. Following the publication of his debut album. He achieved unparalleled fame and began to reap the benefits of his success with subsequent releases.
This incredible musician is recognized for his worldwide appeal, and pop-rap style. It makes his singing extremely infectious. ‘Nellyville,’ ‘Sweat,’ and ‘5.0’ are some of his best-known albums. So who is this young artist? What is his net worth? Let’s dive right into the topic.
Does Nelly have a wife? His Early Life, Wiki and Family
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and entrepreneur better known by his stage name Nelly. In 1993, he formed the Midwest hip hop group St. Lunatics, and in 1999, he signed with Universal Records.
Cornell was born in Austin, Texas, United States of America. He was born on November 2, 1974 to Cornell Haynes Sr (father) and Rhonda Mack (mother).
He lived a pretty normal life during his early days as a child. But later on, his love for music blossomed when he was still in high school, when he joined the hip hop group ‘St. Lunatics’. And ever since that day, he has been following his heart and living life with music.
Meet Nelly’s Partner
The rapper isn’t married, but he does have a girlfriend. Since 2014, he’s been dating Shantel Jackson. He also has a son and a daughter who are both adults. They are named Cornell III aka Tre (son) and Chanelle aka Nana (daughter).
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Shantel Jackson was given the name Shantel Christine Jackson when she was born. Also, it is known that she dated Floyd Mayweather before she met Cornell. She is an actress who has starred in films such as Freelancers (2012), Here Without You, and I Want It All (2022). Both the partners are successful with their careers.
Where is Nelly now? As of 2021
He has dabbled in business as an investor and entrepreneur, in addition to his music qualifications. He has also dabbled in acting for a short time as per the reports of The Sun in this news.
How much is Nelly’s Net Worth?
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr is estimated to have a whopping net worth of $60 million. Which is significantly a great number, compared to the ones that are more popular than him. Besides that, as per reports stated by the RIAA rankings, he is supposedly the fourth best selling Rapper in USA.
Nelly has sold over 21 million albums in the United States itself. Also, his large numbers are a earnings from his own private business and his singing career.
Has the rape charge been dropped?
He was recently accused of rape and had the accusations dismissed against him. The allegations against him was provided to the authorities without any proof and deemed to have a little negative impact on his personal image. But the good news is that the artist is cleared from the allegations.